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Regional delegation in Abidjan - ICRC Annual Report 2009

19-05-2010 Annual Report No 2009

In the countries covered by the delegation, established in 1992, the ICRC supports the authorities in implementing IHL, encourages armed and security forces to respect IHL, and carries out protection activities particularly for detainees. It works with and supports the development of the region’s National Societies. In Côte d’Ivoire, the delegation focuses on responding to the protection and assistance needs of people affected by the lasting consequences of the crisis that began in 2002.